Website Developer / Designer 

Digital Surfer is an innovative digital marketing agency dedicated to effectively market our clients online presence through their website and online marketing strategies

  • Great company culture – Friendly Team of people and a great path to career progression as the team grows.
  • Work that stays at work – Genuine work/life balance
  • Amazing people –  Passionate team members willing to help
  • Stunning location & lifestyle opportunity at Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast.

We are on the search for a truly outstanding, passionate, intelligent and creative Website Developer/Designer to join our growing team.

Digital Surfer Careers

Why Work With Us

We strongly believe if you look after your people, they look after your clients. When you work with us, you receive the support and care you need to thrive in your career and life.

Education - Continue Learning


At Digital Surfer, you’ll be encouraged to grow and develop your skills and knowledge. We regularly attend conferences, take courses and have monthly cross-skilling training sessions to invest in our education as individuals and as a business.
Flexibility - Work Suited To You


Having a good work-life balance makes for happy people and team members. We make every effort to ensure you have the balance you need. From our half-day on Fridays to our flexible work hours we work with you to ensure you’re happy.
Human - Love Your Career


Our owners, Peter and Renee, take great pride in building connections with every team member and learning what will help make them successful. They make it their mission to help every team member love coming to work each day.
DMA Conference - Digital Surfer Team

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an eCommerce Website Designer/Developer role, within our Gold Coast team. The position is initially casual with a view to developing into a full-time position for the right candidate.  You’ll be responsible for:

  • Working in collaboration with the sales, paid ad & SEO teams.
  • Creating website designs
  • Development of website from concept designs within WordPress – including Ecommerce
  • Development of website from concept designs within Shopify
  • Receiving feedback from drafted website designs and providing recommendations for improvements
  • Meeting with key individuals to discuss requirements and progress of projects
  • Front end and back end technical issues on websites
  • Keeping up to date with recent design, technologies and software developments
  • Ability to meet and manage deadlines
  • Able to prioritise a dynamic workload

Key functions of the role

Ideally you will come from a website development and designer background with the ability to understand the business goals and marketing outcomes to be achieved for business owners.  You will need to have knowledge and experience when it comes to the design, development, ecommerce and technical aspects (front end and back end) of websites and a proactive approach to troubleshooting.

Most importantly YOU live and breathe design, development & digital marketing, YOU are driven, YOU are a team player and YOU are motivated.

The Role

  • Have exceptional communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to work well within a close- knit team environment and under pressure of deadlines
  • Have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • ‘Think outside the box’ to create lead generation digital design
  • Maintain knowledge of the latest design and UX/UI trends
  • Regular maintenance and backup of websites
  • Systemisation to produce productive processes within the role

Fit for Role

  • Experienced in eCommerce Website Builds – both WordPress and Shopify
  • Competent in WordPress and plugins
  • Competent in website maintenance, back up & hosting
  • Competent in Adobe Suite including Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Knowledge about Google Analytics & SEO
  • Competent to advanced technical ability (front end & back end)
  • Imagination
  • Creativity
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication/interpersonal skills

Apply to Work for an amazing agency

  • Your current resume, detailing your experience in eCommerce development and design (WordPress & Shopify), WordPress website design and development & how many years of experience you have in digital marketing.
  • Portfolio of completed & related work
  • Confirmation of your right to work in Australia – Australian Citizen or appropriate work VISA
  • Current references
  • Ability to work at our Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast office

How to Work for Us

Our owners, Peter and Renee Curran, are passionate about inspiring and guiding the next generation of digital marketers. As entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts themselves, they invest time in students from Griffith University and Gold Coast TAFE, guiding them on essential skills to help students grow with the ever-evolving world of digital marketing.

Search Engine Optimisation

Work with our multi-award winning SEO team with local, national and international clients to tap into and expand your skills. You’ll use your SEO skills to allow our clients to expand their reach and bring in new revenue streams to level up their business.

Digital Marketing

Work with our multi-award winning Digital Marketing team with local, national and international clients to tap into and expand your skills. You’ll use your full set of digital marketing skills to allow our clients to expand their reach and bring in new revenue streams to level up their business.

Paid Advertising

Put your paid ads skills to good use, helping business owners transform their lives. We are always on the lookout for data-driven, PPC experts specialising in Google, Bing, Meta, TikTok, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other ads platforms.

Hear Why Our Team Loves Digital Surfer


Since joining the Digital Surfer team, I have been presented with endless opportunities to grow both professionally & personally. Both Pete & Renee are super supportive and genuinely care about everyone on the team. Being given the freedom to innovate and create our monthly training program has been a highlight of my development.

While we work hard for all our clients, we also have a lot of fun while we’re at it, with regular social team bonding events & our monthly training days.

Ryan Chilton

SEO & Digital Marketing Specialist


Working with Digital Surfer has given me so many amazing opportunities to grow – both as a digital marketer and within the scope of the role. Pete and Renee are open to suggestions for improvement when learning new skills and always hear out any ideas we come to them with.

Digital Surfer offers an amazing work environment with regular team building and bonding, as well as periodic workshops and team training to make sure we’re all giving our best to each client.

Brodie McGrath

SEO & Content Specialist

Looking To Join Our Team? Submit Your EOI Today!